You have not kept charge of my holy things, but you have assigned foreigners 1 to keep charge of my sanctuary for you.
and told them: “You have carried out all the instructions of Moses the Lord’s servant, and you have obeyed all I have told you. 1
From the days of your ancestors you have ignored 1 my commandments 2 and have not kept them! Return to me, and I will return to you,” says the Lord who rules over all. “But you say, ‘How should we return?’
This failure on your part isn’t good! 1 As surely as the Lord lives, you people who have not protected your lord, the Lord’s chosen one, are as good as dead! 2 Now look where the king’s spear and the jug of water that was by his head are!”